Michael Apted's 'Bending the Light' Photography Doc Reveals Trailer
Director Michael Apted is no stranger to documentaries as his Up series has chronicled people over the span of 56 years now. This time he's putting the focus on the process that allows him to actually photograph his films with a documentary called Bending the Light. The film focuses on the creation of camera lenses in a top notch Japanese factory and the photographers who use them so effectively to brilliantly capture a single moment in time. As you'll see in the trailer, there's talks with some of the foremost experts on intricate lens-crafting, as well as cinematographers from the feature film world and more. Watch below!
Here's the first trailer for Michael Apted's Bending the Light from Thompson on Hollywood:
Bending the Light is directed by Michael Apted (The Up Series, The World is Not Enough). A journey of glass, the film explores the relationship between the artisans who craft camera lenses and the masters of light who use these lenses to capture their art form. The documentary features never-before-seen footage from inside a premier Japanese lens factory and intimate interviews with award winning photographers and cinematographers Greg Gorman, Laura El-Tantawy, Richard Barnes, and Stephen Goldblatt, ASC. The film premieres at Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival on August 3rd but has no official release date.